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Eazi Access Rental launches mobile elevated working platform
Eazi Access Rental launches mobile elevated working platform

Eazi Access Rental has launched the JLG 1850 mobile elevated working platform, capable of reaching 58 metres - roughly translating into 19 stories of working height.

29 May 2015 12:54

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Africa Energy Forum attracts global attention

Already 456 companies from 63 countries worldwide have registered to date for this year's Africa Energy Forum which will be held at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel in Dubai from 8-11 June 2015.

29 May 2015 07:32

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'Send back Cuban engineers'

The SA Institution of Civil Engineering on Tuesday, 26 May, virulently opposed the Free State government's decision to use Cuban engineers to boost service delivery in the province. It said the Cubans should be "sent back home".

28 May 2015 06:52

Cape Town's Equity House extensively renovated
Cape Town's Equity House extensively renovated

Equity House, a historical office building in Cape Town, has recently undergone an extensive interior renovation.

28 May 2015 06:36

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Africa's power sector needs more private sector involvement

According to the Deloitte sub-Saharan Africa Power Trends report, solutions like smart grids are being incorporated into African power utilities' action plans, including in countries such as Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa.

26 May 2015 08:17

Implications of an SA nuclear build
Implications of an SA nuclear build

Nuclear energy has always been the proverbial bogeyman when it comes to power supply. Mention the subject and Three Mile Island, Chernobyl and Fukushima are immediately thrown into the mix as worst case scenarios.

By Nicci Botha 25 May 2015 08:07

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Questions to be answered before a nuclear decision is taken

According to recent media statements, South Africa would commence a procurement process in the second quarter of the current financial year to select a 'strategic partner or partners' to build 9,600MW of new nuclear capacity, Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson announced on 19 May. The basis of this decision still seems to be the IRP2010 document which was accepted by parliament.

By Johan Muller 25 May 2015 06:24